Have you ever had this question asked? “Why do you paint miniatures?“ I’ve had this question asked to me many times by many people. It’s a profound question at its […]
Are you in a miniature painting slump? Are you stuck in a hobby rut? I know what it’s like. Sometimes, you just don’t want to get out of bed. The […]
Have your broken the law with your hobby? You may not even know if your hobby is illegal. That boundary between the lawful and illegal aspect of many hobbies has […]
Have you ever fallen asleep reading a book? I’m sure everyone has done that. But, have you ever fallen asleep with a baby sleeping on your chest? A newborn. And […]
Some days I wonder why I paint so many miniatures. Sure, I’m a commissioned painter, but my personal collection is quite large. Where the F- is the exit? Miniatures are […]
Some days you just have to do something. Doing something, rather than thinking about it. I’m talking about the creative side of you. The writer, the painter, the sculptor, whatever […]
Do you use a wet palette? How do you setup your palette? I’ve tried all types of wet palettes: the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) disaster and even the fancier “Everlasting Wet Palette” (Red Grass Games). These are either mold-farms or over-hyped and expensive palettes.
On the weekend, my family went to the mall. As families with young children do, we ended up taking a pitstop at the Lego Store. Whoever markets some of these […]
Did you know that 1 out of 4 people in the United States suffers from a diagnosable mental disorder (source)? 1 out of 5 adults have an anxiety disorder in […]
Are you looking for that perfect color in your preferred brand of miniature paint? Or, maybe the paint you wanted doesn’t exist anymore. It’s out of production. You need a […]
It’s an interesting topic to talk about. I know many us, me included, drink coffee on a daily basis. We drink it for many reasons. Some like the taste, others […]
Are you a casual tabletop or miniature game player, or are you competitive?
This is a great article that examines the ups and downs of the marketing strategy of a huge game company (i.e., Wizards’ of the Coast, maker of the Magic The Gathering collectable card game), as it relates to the two types of players out there: casual and competitive players.
I highly-recommend this read (link here or below) to anyone who enjoys a bit of perspective into the mechanics of game design, marketing, and sales.
We all need brushes, glue, acrylic paint, and good lighting, but if you’re a regular painter of miniatures, you should also get a hair dryer. This article is about why you […]
I have a tabletop roleplaying group that I adventure with about once per month. We’ve met for more than two years and have a wonderful time. I won’t get into […]
The new Citadel Water Pot 2018 version is for sale, which I noticed at my local game store (LGS). On a whim, I bought it because of the unique aesthetic […]
Painter’s block sucks. Help me.